This week I stopped by Schwag Headquarters and talked to Jimmy Tebeau, vocals/bass for The Schwag. I brought a long my cousin Jolene to sit in on this episode with me as a special guest co-host. We had a such a great time hanging out with Jimmy!

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We talk about his early days in music, forming The Schwag, Schwagstocks, going to prison and so much more! Jimmy also jammed a few acoustic tunes.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash cover)
  • Shanty (Jonathan Edwards cover)

See Jimmy with The Schwag

5/28 at Ballpark Village Schwagfest FREE SHOW with The Wandering Madman, Hidenburg Project (Led Zepplin tribute), Miles Over Mountains Bluegrass Band. 30+ Vendors & more

6/16 at Bagnell Dam for Dam Jam with Aaron Kamm & The One Drops and more

7/14 at Atomic Cowboy

7/20 at Stagger Inn

More dates on Facebook & TheSchwag.com

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Direct download: JimmyTebeauRPP.mp3
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A little while ago I caught up with instrumental duo Bear Cub to talk about their new double album being released this summer, answer some questions from the fans, talk about their release party, and preview some of the new songs.

18676535_10155155153731708_1195868698_oBear Cub is Ian (Bass) & Dan (Drums)

See them LIVE

5/24 at The Way Out Club

6/17 at RFT Showcase

6/24 at Heavy Anchor for the Album Release Party with 3 of 5 & Pat Sajak Assassins

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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Thanks to Gaslight for their support sponsoring the show. Come check it out! Reach out and see about getting your band in the studio to record or set up a Gaslight Sessions.

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

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Direct download: BearCubRPP.mp3
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The other night I stopped in to hang out with Singer Songwriter Ahna Schoenhoff at her home. We got into talking about her band The Blue Fruit Snacks, songwriting, jam some live acoustic tunes, talk about her start into music & so much more!

On this episode you'll hear

  • The Healing (Live Acoustic)
  • Cool Down (Live Acoustic)
  • Elevator Music (From Blue Fruit Snacks NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS album)

See Ahna with Blue Fruit Snacks

5/24 Katie's Pizza

5/25 - 27 Cosmic Reunion with Steve Miller Band

6/15 Katie's Pizza

6/16 Katie's Pizza

7/28 Beesonstock Music Festival

8/4 Elderberry Jam

8/18 Darkening of the Sun Festival

Find more dates on Facebook! Follow Ahna Schoenhoff's solo music page & Blue Fruit Snacks band page. Follow Blue Fruit Snacks on Instagram!

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Direct download: AhnaSchoenhoffRPP.mp3
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Traveler RETURNS! Lyle, Nick & Jordan of Travler return to talk about their brand new album RESIST, premier a brand new song, talk about their release party, the idea behind the concept album and more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Islands (Available on Spotify & Bandcamp)
  • Kindling

Join us at The Firebird in St.Louis, MO for the Traveler Album Release Party on June 10th with special guests Mariner, Union Grove, ChurchKey & Secondary $10

Find more Traveler tunes including their SOMETHING BLUE EP on Bandcamp & Spotify. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. More new music on the way!

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Direct download: Traveler2RPP.mp3
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The other day I stopped in to meet with St.Louis Singer Songwriter Steven Deeds at his home and talk about some of his start in music, his Lo-Fi Cherokee video, new music and play live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Keeping The Truth (Live acoustic)
  • Shaman Of The Creek

Find more Steven Deeds on Bandcamp & Spotify. StevenDeedsMusic.com Follow along on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

See his new music video premiere 5/20 Saturday night at RKDE upstairs at 2720 Cherokee, along with 17 other videos filmed by Lo-Fi Saint Louis. $5 advance $10 at the door.

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Direct download: StevenDeedsRPP.mp3
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A little bit ago I had two every talented young men Marquise Knox & Alonzo Townsend stop by the show. It's an absolute honor to call these two friends. We had a great time hanging out recording this one. We talked about Marquise's music & new album, we talk about some of the plans their working on for the future, the state of the blues and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear a new song from Marquise's upcoming live album BLACK AND BLUE titled "You Keep Asking Me"

See Marquise LIVE

5/28 at National Blues Museum 4-7

6/11 see Alonzo hosting the Atomic Blues Festival

8/9 at Streets of St.Charles

8/12 at Festus Funk Festival

8/25 at Blues Under the Arch

Follow Marquise on Facebook for more dates!

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Direct download: MarquiseAlonzoRPP.mp3
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Bill Streeter of Lo-Fi Saint Louis stops by to talk about all things Lo-Fi Saint Louis (of Lo-Fi Cherokee), the big release party, documentaries, other film work he does and so much more. I had a great time getting to know a little more about Bill on this episode.

Join us on May 20th at RKDE at 2720 Cherokee for the Premiere Party. Debuting all 18 videos. $5 advance or $10 at the door.  Visit Brownpapertickets.com for tickets.

Videos from

Pono AM

The Vigilettes

Anthony Lucius

bagheera

Mt. Thelonious

Steven Deeds

Auset Music Project

Bottle Rockets

Mathias & The Pirates

Hands & Feet

The Gaslight Squares

The Defeated County

The Conformists

Super Hero Killer

SHaron Hazel Township

Eric Donte

DANGERBIRD

For more information follow Lo-Fi Saint Louis on Facebook, Twitter & Instgram or LoFiSTL.com

 

Direct download: BillStreeterRPP.mp3
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Singer Songwriter Drew Sheafor joins me on this episode! We hung out at Wild Flower in Central West End to record. We talk about some of his start in music, play some live acoustic, tell some stories around the songs, upcoming shows and more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Lonesome Whistle (Live)
  • Jump Ship (To Infinity) (Studio)
  • St.Louie, St.Louie (Live)

See Drew LIVE

Every Tuesday at Wild Flower 9-12

Every Wednesday Layla with Neil C. Luke

5/13 Canten Inn

5/25 Heavy Anchor with L.S. Xprss

5/27 L.S. Xprss in Ironton, MO

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Direct download: DrewSheaforRPP.mp3
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The other night I sat down with JR Collins, Kyle Collins and Philip "Spanky" Manaois of Mom's Kitchen to talk about their start as band, Widespread Panic, picking songs, upcoming shows, and much more.

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See the LIVE

5/19 Delmar Hall with Funky Butt Brass Band

6/16 & 6/17 at Bearcat Getaway

17264851_1275921015796155_100317054082869257_nFollow the band on Facebook or MomsKitchenBand.com for more dates & videos.

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Direct download: MomsKitchenRPP.mp3
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Singer Songwriter Midnight Giant stops by the show to talk about some of his history as a St.Louis musician, influences, play some live acoustic, stories behind the songs, his weight loss, writing a book, soundtracks & more! I had a blast getting to meet and talk with him.

On this episode you'll hear 3 live acoustic tunes

  • It's A Shame
  • Don't Run
  • Last of the Gentlemen

Find more songs on Midnight Giant's Soundcloud page. Follow along on Facebook.

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Direct download: MidnightGiantRPP.mp3
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